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Exel
04-17-2014, 03:28 AM
Well..

I found one.

A pretty good condition 1992 Toyota Celica GT-S. Excited to start working on it!

Here's some pictures.

http://i.imgur.com/XZR0N0a.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/q2LDmIT.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/MuGumNv.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/yQizgaA.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/M4BBievl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/bOcQxoHl.jpg

Already working on it! Getting it smogged either tomorrow or Friday!

jdm_celica_gts
04-17-2014, 03:36 AM
Wow beautiful car. How many miles? Have any pics of the interior?

Exel
04-17-2014, 03:54 AM
Wow beautiful car. How many miles? Have any pics of the interior?

It has about 156k miles. I'll have some better pictures up of the whole car soon. I have it at my buddy's shop to inspect it thoroughly.

crymson
04-17-2014, 04:14 AM
The paint on that looks great. Looks like a good find

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Exel
04-17-2014, 04:18 AM
The paint on that looks great. Looks like a good find

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Yeah, it's not too bad!

Excited to drive this. I've had my ST for over a year and the only thing I ever wanted from that was more power. :)

jdm_celica_gts
04-17-2014, 04:55 AM
I had a car almost identical to this. Bought it with 96k miles. Sold it wil 106k a few months ago.

Wish my all trac was this color!!

Exel
04-17-2014, 06:13 PM
I had a car almost identical to this. Bought it with 96k miles. Sold it wil 106k a few months ago.

Wish my all trac was this color!!

Really? Awesome!

Why did you sell it?

I currently have a black 1993 ST and this 1992 GT-S, considering selling the ST.. not sure, though.

Exel
04-18-2014, 12:50 AM
And.. the engine is out.

http://i.imgur.com/DKFADNT.jpg

:)

jdm_celica_gts
04-18-2014, 02:36 AM
I sold it cause I have a 12' subaru sti. 13' subaru brz. And a 90' all trac so there was no real need for it. Plus I moved about 3 hours from where I used to live so it was just easier getting rid of it.
http://www.celicatech.com/gallery/files/1/4/3/0/6/imag0043edit.jpg

There are better pics in my gallery. Along with interior shots.

Exel
04-18-2014, 02:57 AM
I'll check them out when I get to a computer! Looks great, though!

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Exel
04-19-2014, 09:42 AM
Some more pictures.. its getting there. :)

http://i.imgur.com/gbcTVw5.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/J8RXuBk.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/RcCuDbj.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/1jvL9qq.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/vxzvsfG.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/oek1tdX.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/rrcUxy9.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/VkFUSmn.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/hsmyKLK.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/jsP2JSj.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/7EwCN8Y.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/t20CruU.jpg

Lonestag
04-19-2014, 06:07 PM
Man, So clean, sending a little jealousy down your way from up here on the rust belt.

Exel
04-20-2014, 06:10 AM
Man, So clean, sending a little jealousy down your way from up here on the rust belt.

Thanks! Appreciate it.

Oh, the plans I have for this car. :)

Exel
04-24-2014, 02:04 AM
Have not forgotten about this. :)

So excited to drive it! Soon..

For now, more updates.

Cleaned up the transmission a bit..

http://i.imgur.com/Oqe7K5El.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/PGRk1Kjl.jpg

Some more pictures of the engine getting put back together..

http://i.imgur.com/RaCKpWal.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/CtytRvAl.jpg

Some of the engine with my car..

http://i.imgur.com/lWoaWtEl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/eBSbrNfl.jpg

New axles..

http://i.imgur.com/UguBQDml.jpg

Hey..

http://i.imgur.com/iwIOdAMl.jpg

:)

crymson
04-24-2014, 02:09 AM
Looking good man

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Exel
04-26-2014, 05:19 AM
Picked these up yesterday..

http://i.imgur.com/7dOCI6Hl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/njPN9Zvl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/sk1KJwkl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/6e4C8Gvl.jpg

Exel
04-26-2014, 05:42 AM
http://i.imgur.com/CYhwqv9l.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/nV1ZSnYl.jpg

Some pictures of them on the car..

http://i.imgur.com/DvaeqUgl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/XSPWQtPl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/6ruiKM3l.jpg

Needs a good drop..

How much do you guys think?

I'm running 225/45/17

1.5" drop?

METDeath
04-26-2014, 06:41 AM
What's the offset on those? Looks like a little wider than typically used on a 5th gen, if so, probably only a 1" drop... which is impossible without coilovers since Eibach stopped making the prokit for our cars.

Exel
04-26-2014, 06:43 AM
What's the offset on those? Looks like a little wider than typically used on a 5th gen, if so, probably only a 1" drop... which is impossible without coilovers since Eibach stopped making the prokit for our cars.

The wheels are 17x8.25 +25 with 225/45/17

As for coilovers, I have coilovers. I have two celicas actually but am going to be selling my ST as I got this one. :)

underscore
04-28-2014, 08:32 AM
Holy clean batman. Why did you take the engine out?

richee3
04-29-2014, 01:57 AM
Looks clean! You work fast. :)

Exel
05-03-2014, 04:14 AM
Looks clean! You work fast. :)

So I'm getting a CEL 2 and CEL7 check engine light code.

Any idea what it could be?

CEL 2 - Air Flow Meter signal.
CEL 7 - Throttle Position Sensor signal.

Exel
05-06-2014, 03:57 PM
I figured out the engine light code, it was not 2 and 7, it was 27. Oxygen Sensor.

Getting that fixed soon.

But for now, have some more updates.

When I got this car, 0/10 of the speakers were working.

Now I'm at 11/10 working.

http://i.imgur.com/dDeQqjkl.jpg

If you're wondering why 11/10, one of my rear tweeters isn't working, but my subwoofer works. :p

http://i.imgur.com/lOIiTjGl.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/ORrzuCml.jpg

Exel
05-18-2014, 03:31 AM
Here's a picture of the car last week, before the drop and some other stuff..

http://i.imgur.com/xXRjilt.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/sayyLkD.jpg

When I was first looking into the audio system.. as I wasn't sure if they cut the harness or not or what was going on back there because the stereo wasn't working and neither were the door speakers.

Anyway..

http://i.imgur.com/z5PDyCy.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/4laqxmp.jpg

Another one before the drop..

http://i.imgur.com/WEVf2q6.jpg

I unfortunately got the GT-S without the voltage meter thingy thing.. so I changed my cluster.

http://i.imgur.com/XAsCwpL.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/IPmP20a.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/3brueRC.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/J3vgrZ8.jpg

The day after I dropped it, I think.. still needed an alignment. :p

http://i.imgur.com/3XDweve.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/iPxJZi3.jpg

And here is the most recent picture I have..

http://i.imgur.com/zG1F8kQ.jpg

I've done quite a few things in these two weeks..

I got an alarm installed with all the good stuff, got my Touch Screen Radio / GPS player on my car, got an amp to power up my speaker doors, ran 4-gauge wire for my subwoofer setup, upgraded my subwoofer amp as the other one was going out, swapped GT-S cluster for better GT-S cluster, got some floor mats for the car, swapped all speakers with the ones I had on my ST, fixed the hatch light (it wasn't working when I got the car), added a brighter LED light to the dome light, fixed the glove box light as it wasn't working when I got the car.. I believe the only light that doesn't work is the cigarette circle light thingy but meh.. anyway.. clear corner lights, clear blinker lights, XXR wheels, alignment and of course, coilovers. :)

Maybe some more stuff I might have missed, but I'm excited to keep working on this car.

jdm_celica_gts
05-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Wow looks great. How much did you lower it?

Exel
09-02-2014, 06:19 PM
Hm..

http://exel.craftgraphics.com/0012148401234.png


http://i.imgur.com/IKTELo7.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/XQu8n8K.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Tp39HVs.jpg

jdm_celica_gts
09-03-2014, 12:40 AM
Should of bought the vis cf hood, it's closer to oem proportions then seibon.

Exel
09-03-2014, 12:45 AM
Should of bought the vis cf hood, it's closer to oem proportions then seibon.

Right, I know that but it was too good of a deal to pass up.

Plus I kind of like that I can put the "celica" strip thingy back on to the hood and I kind of like that and I don't mind to hood scoop thing being a bit smaller.
I don't have a turbo or an intercooler so 'tis okay.

Plus did I say it was too good of a deal to pass up? :p

I think it looks pretty nice.. (Not my picture)

http://i310.photobucket.com/albums/kk420/felex6/IMG_0542-1.jpg

Exel
09-04-2014, 04:48 PM
http://photos-a.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-xaf1/10683856_331951406982912_1301774926_n.jpg

:)

pintoBC_3sgte
09-05-2014, 02:57 AM
Looks good . It fit well? It just latch shut like a normal hood or getting hood pins for it?

Exel
09-05-2014, 02:59 AM
Looks good . It fit well? It just latch shut like a normal hood or getting hood pins for it?

It fit just fine.
It latches shut like a normal hood. :)


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Exel
09-07-2014, 02:21 AM
Picked up some goodies at the junk yard.

Finally found a GTS with the trunk cover / privacy cover in somewhat decent condition, I'd say 70%. :)

http://i.imgur.com/oaXlJQe.jpg

And I found this as well..

http://i.imgur.com/5VR9gSM.jpg

Exel
09-08-2014, 05:35 AM
http://i.imgur.com/uiURq7M.jpg

pintoBC_3sgte
09-08-2014, 06:09 AM
Haha another teal celi photo bombed ya !! Lookin good

Exel
09-08-2014, 08:23 PM
Haha another teal celi photo bombed ya !! Lookin good

Yeah, I was driving down the 405 here and ended up in SFV, saw that celica parked there. :p

Exel
09-30-2014, 04:43 AM
http://photos-h.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-xaf1/10684194_335084666670647_2022365901_n.jpg

http://scontent-b-lax.cdninstagram.com/hphotos-xpa1/t51.2885-15/1168462_291355494395867_797047671_n.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/SFpTWyp.jpg